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KSM Trial Raises Questions For AA 587

The coming New York City federal trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, called KSM by antiterrorist experts all over the world, has once again raised the question of why American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300, crashed into the intersection of Newpor More...

Guilty In 2005 Edgemere Double Slay

Two men, one from Rockaway and the other from Brooklyn, both with rap sheets, have been convicted of murder in the shooting deaths of a young man and woman and the attempted murder of two other men at the Edgemere Houses in 2005. More...

Harris: 'I Didn't Mean To Kill Him'

In a wide-ranging televised interview with Cha - nnel 2's Mary Calvi on Monday night, convicted killer Brigitte Harris said that she wanted to stop her father from molesting others, but didn't mean to kill him in July of 2007 when she handcuffed hi More...

School News

Mixed Report Card Results For Local High Schools

The city's Department of Education released high school report cards on Monday, and it is apparent from looking at the results that the DOE has gone to school on the brouhaha that took place when elementary and middle school report cards were issue More...

SFDS Talks Fire Safety

Saint Francis de Sales' first grade teacher Judy Lindner, invited New York City Firefighter Marty Charles to teach her class about fire safety. More...

Village Academy Fall Harvest Dance

The students of Village Academy at M.S. 53 enjoyed an evening of good music, dancing and tons of fun at their first annual Fall Harvest Dance. The Fashion Mastery class put together a fashion show to remember with students taking to the runway. More...

Milestones

Danielle Marie Has Arrived

Danielle Marie Popelaski was born on October 20 at Rex Hospital. She weigh ed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 21 inches. Danielle is the daughter of Theresa Ann and Stephen Popelaski of North Carolina. More...

Molly Grimaldi Turned 4

Molly Grimaldi celebrated her 4th birthday with her cousins, the Mikells, and Avere Dalton of Belle Harbor. More...

Jayleen Turns One

Jayleen Sabater celebrated her first birthday on November 17 with her grandparents Letty and Angel. More...

Editorial/Opinion

License Plate Fiasco Tip Of Iceberg

Every motorist in New York State will have to shell out his or her hard-earned money for new license plates next year not because there is anything wrong with the old ones, but because Governor David Paterson and the State Legislature need to plug More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

NOT EVEN A POSTCARD! More...

Letters

Water Bottles Now Have Value

Dear Editor, Yesterday, I saw my first water bottle with a New York deposit. It was a sweet moment after years of advocating for the nickel deposit on non-carbonated beverages. More...

Location, Location, Location

Dear Editor, I have been a resident of Rockaway for the past 49 years and have enjoyed reading "The Wave" for most of that time. More...

Halloween At Dayton Towers

Dear Editor, Halloween has come and gone but the good memories of our Halloween parties for the children of Dayton Towers linger on. More...

Remnants of Ida Dig Out Rockaway Sand

The remnants of Hurricane Ida swept over the Rockaway shore last weekend, badly eroding the beach and flooding a portion of Shore Front Parkway. More...

Early Deadlines Next Week

In order to facilitate the closing of The Wave for the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be early deadlines for both the editorial and advertising departments for next week's paper. All editorial material including columns are due by 5 p.m. More...

Community

YMCA Will Provide Boost To Peninsula

The lack of community based programs and activities for children and adults alike has always been one of the major complaints of Rockaway residents from one end of the peninsula to the other. More...

CPR Is Doc's Prescription For Surfers

After the fatal drowning of surfer Alessandro Barretto, 36, at Beach 96 Street last week, Dr. Faye Lee (pictured above), who often works around the country on Indian reservations, decided to train local surfers in the fine points of CPR. More...

Local 1456 Protests Non-Union Labor At YMCA Site

More than 15 members from Dock Builders Local Union 1456 protested outside the YMCA site at Beach 73 Street over the use of non-union labor. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

'Paranormal Activity' - Beware: Bad Movie

What is truly frightening about "Paranormal Activity" is that, in its first weeks of release, it pulled in $62 million at the box office. More...

Julio Iglesias Comes To Westbury

The world renowned, Grammy nominated, singer and performer, Julio Iglesias will perform at the Theatre at Westbury on Friday, November 27 at 8 p.m. More...

Business News

The Blue Bungalow

The Hamptons Come To Rockaway's Beach 116 Street

The Blue Bungalow, is a quaint gem of a boutique, an exciting gift shop right between the sand in our toes. This spacious shop has two floors of home decor, beachy gifts and treats for the eye everywhere. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Rockaway Music and Art Council (RMAC) joined with the West End Temple last weekend for a highly-successful art and photography show that highlighted several local artists and photographers. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Rating Our Elected Leaders: Does Anybody Stack Up?

Everybody is given a report card these days, and in many cases those report cards are inflated. Take a look at the report cards given to city public sch ools. More...

Rock Solid

Some Rockaway Treasures For Which I Am Thankful

When I reflect on the past 15 years I have lived on the Rockaway peninsula, I realize how much my life has been enriched by experiencing a connection to the natural beauty of the Earth. More...

Sports

Scholars Academy Aces Playoff Win

The Scholars Academy girls' volleyball team continued their surprise PSAL B playoff run with a pivotal comeback on Tuesday night at Hunter College. More...

Beach Channel Boys Bowling Strikes Playoff Win

Harvey Pyser was getting a bit nervous at Cozy Lanes on Wednesday. More...

Pee Wee White Shamrocks Advance To Semi-Finals

The BCAC Pee Wee White Shamrocks came to play Sunday afternoon at the Broad Channel Memorial Field and left on the winning side of a 26- 12 game against the Black Knights of Amityville in the opening playoff round of the NSFL. More...

Obits

Daryl M. Babb

Real Estate Consultant

Daryl M. Babb, 44, a 35-year Rockaway resident, died November 16. Babb was born April 14, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Public School 114, Junior High School 180, and graduated from Beach Channel High School in 1982. More...

Manuel R. Campana

Commercial Artist

Manuel R. Campana, 73, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 22. Campana was born in Brooklyn, New York, but was a Belle Harbor resident since 1971. Campana is preceded in death by his wife Betty Campana. More...

Georgia Chandler

Homemaker

Georgia Chandler, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 9. Chandler was born September 18, 1960, in West Point, Mississippi. She attended the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and was baptized under the late Rev. Dr. Thomas F. Mason. More...


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